Swiss Bank of Geneva (BCGE) is a universal bank founded in 1816 that provides banking services for private, business and institutional customers mainly in Geneva and in Switzerland. It offers everyday banking facilities, private banking and asset management, pension planning, mortgages and lending to the private and public sectors. It runs a trading room and offers financial engineering, corporate finance and global commodity finance services. The group operates in Geneva, Lausanne, Zurich, Lyon, Annecy, Paris, Hong Kong and Dubai. It employs 810 people.